Some of the youngest basketball players in Alice were on the hardcourt to sharpen their game this season.

They were participating in the annual Rising Stars Basketball Camp at Alice High School.

Alice girls coach Amanda Gonzalez, boys basketball coach Marco Gonzalez and their coaching staffs led the week-long camp for second to fourth graders and fifth through ninth graders.

Coaches said the purpose of the camp is to teach basic offensive and defensive fundamentals with will be beneficial to each campers’ individual success as a basketball player. The camp also aims to challenge advanced players and improve their basketball skills and team play.